Invest with Philipp Moehring
$151K ($1K)
Typical Investments
10
Expected Deals/Year
13
Unique LPs have invested
Note from Philipp Moehring

I'm doing 1-2 investments per year. I invest early and make fast decisions.

This syndicate is only for non - European companies, as I invest in European deals with my partner Andy Chung.

My pitch to founders is a better network than most European investors in both Europe and the US. I have worked with tons of founders, investors, and other startups across the world. I can provide operational advice on everything from starting up to fundraising, company growth, and BD, built on insights from more than 120 companies which I was an investor in while at Seedcamp and DuMont.

My pitch to investors is my pitch to founders. Helpful and well connected investors are good investors.

What do I look for?

I like investing in great founding teams that know what they’re doing - founder/market fit is probably my most important criteria for investing. I love founders that are scrappy, absolute nerds about what they are doing, and great engineers and designers.

People I’ve previously worked with founders and companies that fall into these categories such as Geoff & Julia at EDITED, Kristo & Taavet at Transferwise, Jörg, Kai and Christoph at Lieferando, and Ankush & Arush at Try.com. Hundreds of other entrepreneurs I’ve spent time with at AngelList, Seedcamp, and DuMont showed me that personal passion and unique insights from previous experience are a killer combo that is hard to beat.

Focus areas

I like consumer products that have an excited early user group, I like SaaS products that are helping companies focus on their core competencies, and I like “prosumer” products that make people better at what they do, be it professionally or in their hobbies.

I don’t like drive-by founders, non-technical teams, or clones. All of these often result in boring companies that are easily replaced by a better financed competitor.

Dealflow


  • I will syndicate every investment I do, as long as the allocation is large enough to set up a syndicate (at least a $100K allocation for the syndicate).

  • There might be companies where out of legal, regulatory, or other issues the syndicate can not invest. In those cases, I will let the syndicate know about the deals I am doing and will try to arrange backers to invest directly. The most likely victim will be Germany based companies.

  • To stay fair to other leads, I will not invest in deals that I can only access because of my position at AngelList.

  • If another lead is investing in a deal I'm looking at, I will suggest my backers join the other lead's syndicate for the deal.

  • I expect backers to invest in the majority of the deals I propose, but am not mad if you opt out.

  • Don't back me if you are not comfortable with risk, little information, or failures.

Team
Philipp Moehring
Investor
Managing everything Europe (funds, syndicates) @AngelList. Investing in early stage tech companies in Europe. Connecting founders, investors & talent.
Investments
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LPs
Frederik Fleck
Angel
Serial Entrepreneur, two exits, one company > $100m revenue, interested in mobile, fin tech,crowd sourcing, ...
Brad Holden
Angel
Angel/Seed BD for AWS & Venture Partner @TomorrowVentures
Tyler Willis
Angel Investor
Founder of @Unsupervised — Seed Investor in companies like @Patreon & @Lambda School.
Can help with
“I founded one of the top companies in the AI space and was exceptionally early (founding employee) at two successful startups — where I ran marketing,...more
Armando Biondi
Entrepreneur
Cofounder @AdEspresso, acquired by @Hootsuite in Feb 2017. Investor in 60 startups + @AngelList Lead. Guest Contributor, former Radio Speaker, proud #500strong
Stefano Bernardi
Angel
Co-Founder and Partner @Mission and Market Previously co-founded @Kickpay (YC W15) and was at @Betable, @500 Startups and @TechCrunch. BSc Computer Engineering
Nicola Junior Vitto
Head Of Product
Love: Internet, Startups, Tech, Crypto, Finance, Lean Products, Wine&Food, Sport. CTO @ShopFully Founded @Blomming Formerly @Yoox @Expedia @Ubiquitytlc
Can help with
“Help recruiting tech and product people, test the business models ideas for SaaS and e-commerce startups, tech architectures for large scale products, UX/UI,...more
Yannick Roux
VC
VC from Europe, co-founder of Token Economy. Previously: @EC1 Capital, @Momondo Group & @Forward Internet Group. Occasional angel investor.
Can help with
“Foot into Uk & Europe”
References
Phil is the german one-man-army and beating heart of @seedcamp. One of the few no-bullshit people in europe's startup scene. If you have the chance, get in contact with him.
Andreas Klinger
Founder of a company Philipp Moehring invested in
It's true - he does answer email faster than you. But seriously, Philipp is awesome and always helpful across the whole gamut of entrepreneur problems. His special skill is not sugarcoating.
Fred Stevens-Smith
Co-worker at a company Philipp Moehring worked for
Phil is Seedcamp's Swiss army knife.

He gets things done quickly and efficiently, but what I love the most is that he is brutally honest when providing feedback.

Would recommend Philipp to every early stage startup.
Tomaz Stolfa
Founder of a company Philipp Moehring invested in
Phil is the uber-connector of europe, he's credible, intelligent, and adds the most value of all advisors within the Seedcamp ecosystem. Don't start a startup this side of the atlantic without him.
Geoff Watts
Founder of a company Philipp Moehring invested in
Philipp has vast experience dealing with the many issues that early stage startups encounter; he's one of the European scene's #1 connectors; his superpower-like efficiency goes beyond being German; most importantly he actually cares and it shows... oh and he's got an impressive...more
Phil is a great guy.
Like many.
He relentlessly leverages his network, his product flair and his people skills to positively impact outcomes for the companies and founders he's involved with and/or believes in.
Like few.
Philipp has made it easy to get involved with the tech startup scene in Europe. It seems like he always has the patience to explain things to rookies without coming across as patronising, which is so appreciated.
Phil is hands-down the most connected guy I know. He never declined to make an intro and always took time to help us define our fundraising strategy. It is pretty much thanks to him that we got the investors we have on board today. Besides that, he is super intelligent, asks all the right...more
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